The Notorious B. I. G. Get Brooklyn Street Named In His Honor

HipHop News Posted on May 21, 2019 at 8:23am

The Notorious B. I. G. Get Brooklyn Street Named In His Honor

To spread love is the Brooklyn.

Brooklyn, NY – ONE block in Brooklyn, where The Notorious B. I. G., spent his formative years is being named in his honor. Rolling Stone reports the stretch of James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street is now called the Christopher Wallace.

The initiative leader LeRoy McCarthy said he hopes the sign will be officially dedicated near the end of the decade of the MC's birthday, the 21 of May..focused on the ad {

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Last Wednesday (May 15), the Brooklyn Community Board 2 voted in favor of the re-denomination of the petition of 33 to one with four abstentions. The dedication is expected to be approved by the City Council and Mayor Bill De Blasio soon.

"To honor Biggie symbolizes more than a man," McCarthy said. "It symbolizes a culture. It symbolizes a county. It symbolizes a people, and Hip Hop is all over the world".

In a video clip of the Community Board 2 hearing, Juliet Cullen-Cheung — Transportation and Public Safe

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